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01-07-2019 04:04 PM
kryptonianjorel Yeah its not bad. Only had to top off the oil once this season, and only leaks when riding. But it is still annoying nonetheless
01-07-2019 01:41 PM
Spockster
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..... Have other people been able to find thick enough gasket material to do it in one shot?
Saw a post or two where they used cork, but most just glob on extra silicone. I think I saw one where they did use thicker material.

The leak is the main reason I didn't go with the mod.
01-06-2019 11:51 PM
Thorn Its my understanding that gaskets shouldn't be used back-to-back, but I couldn't back that up even anecdotally. If there's not thick enough gasket material around to fill the gap in one go, an aluminum plate could be cut to the same dimensions and sandwiched between them. Have other people been able to find thick enough gasket material to do it in one shot?
01-05-2019 03:42 PM
kryptonianjorel
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https://sesmallengineparts.com/produ...BoClOQQAvD_BwE
I mean, damn, I can't even buy the materials for $3.
Yeah, what Spockster said. I don't remember off the top of my head but a certain thickness is required with the addition of the tux mod plate and screws.

I'm no master mechanic but I assume I can't stack multiple gaskets
01-05-2019 02:26 PM
Tor Isdahl Thanks for the replies and pointers to this matter. For noe I need all neccessary gaskets for head gasket change, including gearbox gasket...
01-05-2019 10:01 AM
Spockster
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https://sesmallengineparts.com/produ...BoClOQQAvD_BwE
I mean, damn, I can't even buy the materials for $3.
He's probably wanting a thicker gasket to fill the leaky gap created with the tux mod.

That's a helluva site if their parts are any good. Saw a VN750 stator and gasket for $55. Flat idler pulley for lawn tractors was $11, I paid $30+ on ebay last time around. I paid $10-15 for a stator gasket on ebay.
01-05-2019 04:36 AM
Thorn https://sesmallengineparts.com/produ...BoClOQQAvD_BwE
I mean, damn, I can't even buy the materials for $3.
01-05-2019 04:06 AM
Thorn Which part are you referring to? The part that plugs around the stator wires, or where the cover mates with the engine?
01-04-2019 08:40 AM
kryptonianjorel
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I have access to a laser cutter ... would the ability to buy an entire gasket set be something that people here would want to have access to? I'd have to CAD up all the profiles, but could do that if there would be long-term interest. I'd have to check the safety sheet for gasket materials to make sure it wouldn't put off toxic gasses, etc when cut.
I wouldn't mind a 'tuxedo mod' gasket. I used gasket maker and have a small oil leak because of it, and have to pull the engine in the coming months to fix it
01-04-2019 02:20 AM
Thorn I have access to a laser cutter ... would the ability to buy an entire gasket set be something that people here would want to have access to? I'd have to CAD up all the profiles, but could do that if there would be long-term interest. I'd have to check the safety sheet for gasket materials to make sure it wouldn't put off toxic gasses, etc when cut.
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